Visual Artist Jamila Walker

Arts for Health

2009 - 2013

Art & Wellbeing, V Inspired, Birmingham, 5th March 2013

Sculpture workshop for young adults to promote ways to improve personal Wellbeing,


(P) Art Start & Gee Whizz  projects (2014), through Taking Part, Shrewsbury, From August 2011. Devising and running Art and Craft sessions for teenagers with mental health issues, learning and physical disabilities.


(P) Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, Shrewsbury, May 2011

The Final showcase were hand made Photo montages using photographs the participants had taken in response to the theme of Wellbeing and their favourite pieces in the collection.


Shelton Hospital, (now the Redwoods centre) Shrewsbury, April – June 2011

Contemporary Participatory Art session with adult mental health patients, using the Five Ways to Wellbeing. Work from this project was exhibition in the Telford Art Open 2011.


Wellbeing Festival, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Oct 2010

Drop in Craft workshop, for all ages promoting Arts for Health.


Towers Above; Art for Mental Health & Wellbeing, Telford, July - August 2010

Artist assistant for Towers Above, supporting service users and staff with some of the planning, prep and installation of the 'Nutter, the truth' project, which the projects key aim; challenge the stigma of mental health. Supporting service users on a trip to the Public Art gallery.


Telford Mind, From 2009 - 2013

Collaborative Contemporary Art, textile & Photography projects with adults with mental health issues. Mentor for other Arts for Health Artists at Telford Mind. *


Walsall NHS (Feeling Good project) from October 2009 - April 2010

Using the 5 Ways to Wellbeing, Photography & Craft sessions, for adults, plus curating an exhibition of some of the work created within the project at Walsall Museum.


72 DPI FINAL Red peeling Jamila Walker Logo 2014 72 dpi